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1958 Chevy Apache
« on: June 10, 2018, 08:39:44 PM »
New project



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Re: 1958 Chevy Apache
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2018, 08:44:58 PM »
picked up a pair of 6.0's and a 4l80e     complete with all the harness and pcm


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Re: 1958 Chevy Apache
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2018, 06:31:29 AM »
Awesome...
I have access to an original if you need to go over anything...
I never wanted a red car.. always thought they were tacky and common...
I now have 4 very not common cars and they are all red.. :o

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Re: 1958 Chevy Apache
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2018, 03:22:48 PM »
looks like a good parts pile for a great project! 

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Re: 1958 Chevy Apache
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2018, 08:37:32 PM »
no cheating where is the progress pics !

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Re: 1958 Chevy Apache
« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2018, 10:44:09 PM »
down to the frame

everything is in great shape.






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Re: 1958 Chevy Apache
« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2018, 10:55:30 PM »
Im in no hurry, so this will be a slow build to keep me busy this winter.


Dents pounded out of hood, grill and front fender.

Starting a full custom chassis/suspension parts list. 




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Re: 1958 Chevy Apache
« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2018, 12:18:22 AM »
this will be a slow build

Oh come on!

  (we're totally spoiled by sMike's speed of doing truck jobs)

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Re: 1958 Chevy Apache
« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2018, 12:29:58 AM »
You definitely mean smike. My pace is procrastination followed by last minute panic.


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Re: 1958 Chevy Apache
« Reply #9 on: June 13, 2018, 08:20:46 AM »
gif does awesome work.  cant wait to see the chassis direction it goes!

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Re: 1958 Chevy Apache
« Reply #10 on: June 25, 2018, 08:59:47 AM »
60" wide rear axle acquired.  10 Bolt w/3.08 gears from a 1967 Camaro.  $60

Was part of a back half frame chop.

Removed all the old mounts and drum brake hardware.  Ready for final grinding and clean up.

« Last Edit: June 25, 2018, 09:19:46 AM by gif »

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Re: 1958 Chevy Apache
« Reply #11 on: June 25, 2018, 09:07:13 AM »
New wheels and tires 18X8 245/40 front & 20X10 275/40 rear


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Re: 1958 Chevy Apache
« Reply #12 on: June 25, 2018, 09:14:58 AM »
those wheels look good!
« Last Edit: June 25, 2018, 02:17:44 PM by M »

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Re: 1958 Chevy Apache
« Reply #13 on: June 25, 2018, 09:29:45 AM »
Concept Pic:


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Re: 1958 Chevy Apache
« Reply #14 on: June 25, 2018, 10:12:10 AM »
That looks 3-4" too low to be static?
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